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Best Smoked Meat in Town

Best smoked meat in the city- Schwartz’s right? Well, actually it’s on the other side of the mountain on Decarie blvd- Snowdon Deli has been serving up the best Montreal smoked meat since 1946. A bold statement considering Schwartz’s is a landmark that’s been attracting lines down the Main for 80 years, but I think […]

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Restaurant Review – Japanese Pub, Imadake

As following restaurant business trends, in Montreal, lots of Japanese restaurant and bars are springing up in downtown. They are not only serving sushi. They are actually becoming more authentic and trying to show what they really have in their home country, Japan. Kara agae is ‘Boneless deep fried chicken’ in Japanese. There was nothing […]

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Korean Restaurant Part 2: Golden House

Among Korean immigrants in Montreal, there is a prejudice against Korean restaurants; not good as much as they make at home by themselves. That is why the most of Koreans are not willing to go to Korean restaurants for dinner, and why the most Korean restaurants aims their target customer Canadians.  However, even for the […]

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Restaurant review: Mongolian fondue – Restaurant Little Sheep

Last Saturday, I got a birthday party invitation by a friend to a very interesting place in the center of china town in Montréal; Mongolian Fondue restaurant, Little Sheep. I love to try any kinds of Asian food, but i have never had any chance to have Mongolian food before since I didn’t really have knowledge about […]

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Restaurant Review: Kiss Grill

Imagine that you have some problems in your life, so need to talk to someone close, and you just need to grab one or two bottles of beer to talk deeply with them. You probably don’t want to go to pubs that are full-filled with people and noise because it’s so hard to have any […]

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Experience the real spicy food! – Restaurant Szechwan Hot

 When you think of having Chinese food for lunch or dinner, what is the first thing coming to your mind? General Tao? Yang Chao fried rice? If these menu come first, I would say, you have never experienced any real Chinese food! In fact, there are more than a hundred Chinese restaurants in Montreal downtown, […]

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Why Dessert?

Dessert is a happy time. It’s sweet, satisfying and just pure pleasure. A recent article about the demise of traditional desserts in American restaurants by Adam Gopnik (fun fact: he went to McGill!) featured an interview with Bill Yosses, pastry chef to the White House. Unfortunately you can only read the full article if you […]

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Dumplings! – Qing Hua Dumplings

<photo by Ames> Dumplings!  Burst 10 different tastes in your mouth!! Dumpling is a very special type of cuisine. It has tons of different types that you can’t even imagine, and it hides hundreds of fantastic tastes in it. You will never know what it tastes like until you put it into your mouth. Actually, […]

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Grenadine: Dessert(after)Supper

Supper at a restaurant always presents a quandary at the end of the meal: to order dessert or not. The best bet would be to have dessert for supper. After a full meal with soup and an entrée, I am often too full to even think of eating anything else. Then again… Dessert isn’t really […]

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Markets, Fruixis, and Taco Trucks Represent New Age in Montreal

What could better represent a city’s culinary heartbeat than an open-air market? In Montreal, we’re lucky enough to be blessed with two great ones: Atwater and Jean-Talon. Depending on the time of year, one can find an abundance of local produce at these fun places, as well as boucheries, fromageries, and poissoneries year round. My […]

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